In an era of deep political partisanship, House Minority Leader
With protesters against the California Democrat out front, Pelosi called on the example of the library's namesake, former President George H.W. Bush, and his pursuit of "kinder, gentler" American politics.
"His name and his presidency are synonymous with the word civility," Pelosi said Monday evening, as the 41st president and former First Lady
Pelosi was invited to the Presidents Day talk by the Bush library at Texas A&M University. It was a friendly crowd in this Republican stronghold. Former Bush aide Andrew Card hosted the question-and-answer session with the former House speaker, who is the highest-ranking woman in American elected office.
"We don't have to agree with her. We don't have to support her," said Card, who was also
Pelosi is making a swing through Texas as she rallies
A handful of protesters held signs against tax increases and "job-killer policies," attendees said.